Old Ottawa South Community Association

Hike for Hospice: Sat. May 5, 2018

Hike for Hospice: Sat. May 5, 2018

Hospice Care Ottawa is hosting their annual fundraiser Hike for Hospice Care Ottawa at the Carleton University Field House on Saturday, May 5, 2018.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m., opening ceremonies begin at 9:40 a.m., and the hike begins at 10:00 a.m.  There will be many activities before, during, and after the hike including music, refreshments, and the popular Kids’ Zone.

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OSCA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

OSCA’s 2018 Annual General Meeting

Put it in your datebook – Tuesday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the Firehall, 260 Sunnyside Avenue – for OSCA’s Annual General Meeting. 

This is your chance to hear what your community association is planning to do in the coming year and vote on a new Board of Directors.  It’s a great way to find out what’s going on in your neighbourhood, meet your neighbours and your new Board. Continue reading to find out more about this year's AGM.

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A Collaborative Approach to Traffic Issues

As Old Ottawa South (OOS) grows and changes, traffic patterns also change. This is certainly true in the southwest section of OOS, home of the Ottawa Tennis and Lawn Bowling Club (OTLBC). The Club has been a fixture of OOS since 1923 and has had to adapt with the times. Many regretted the demise of the lawn bowling component of the Club’s activities but no one can deny the success of the beach volleyball program which has replaced the lawn bowls.

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Windsor Park Clean Up: Sat. April 28, 2018

Windsor Park Clean Up: Sat. April 28, 2018

For the 21st year in a row we will be having our annual spring “tune up” of Windsor Park. Please join us on Saturday April 28th (9am until noon) to enjoy the chance to chip in to keep our park the best and for a spring catch up with all your neighbours.

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at The Mayfair!

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at The Mayfair!

Join us this Sunday, April 22 at NOON as we host a throwback to the 70's at the Mayfair Theatre. In honour of our 40th anniversary, you'll notice that we've been celebrating all things 70's. This event is no exception! We'll be showing the original Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory! 

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Ottawa based jazz-folk girl group: Champagne Sundays. See them Sun. April 29, 11am.

Ottawa Grassroots Festival: Apr. 26-29, 2018

It’s in the Roots—Ottawa Grassroots Delivers a True Folk Experience

The Ottawa Grassroots Festival (OGF) celebrated their launch event at Pressed in Ottawa's Centretown neighbourhood. Bob Nesbitt, Founder and Festival Producer, announced the full daytime and evening line-up to sponsors, volunteers, artists and media. The festival roster continues to stay true to its roots and its values—celebrating diversity in age, culture and youth—not only in performers but in volunteers as well.

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Anna Belanger.

Anna Belanger Up for Businesswoman of the Year

Although last month I hinted that the April Business Beat would be dedicated to the exciting new development at the OTLBC restaurant, those interested will have to wait one more month to get all the details. In communicating with the tennis club and the people behind the restaurant it became clear that it makes more sense to do a write-up for May so that I can include details like decor, menus, etc. Work is already underway and the goal is for the restaurant to open in early to mid May. So stay tuned.

Instead, this month’s Business Beat features a number of different updates.

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